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Synonyms for errand
ˈɛr ənder·rand

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  1. errand

    message, commission, mission, delegation, charge

    misdelivery, misannouncement

Princeton's WordNet

  1. errandnoun

    a short trip that is taken in the performance of a necessary task or mission

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  1. errandnoun

    message, mandate, mission, commission

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. errandnoun

    mission, commission

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  1. List of paraphrases for "errand":

    race, racing

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  1. The Kansas native:

    I think impeaching Trump is a fools errand pushed by fools.

  2. John Boehner:

    But over the course of the August recess in 2013 and in September, a lot of my Republican colleagues who knew this was a fool's errand -- really, they were getting all this pressure from home to do this.

  3. Woodrow Wilson:

    You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.

  4. Vincent Maggio:

    This was seriously just a routine errand in my book, No biggie at all, i was just doing someone a favor that was fun for me too. It was certainly no chore. I’m really happy a bunch of people got to see the photos from the journey.

  5. Joe Biden:

    The answer is that I'm running the traps on this. I don't want to make this a fool's errand, i'm a lot closer than I was before Christmas, and we'll make the decision soon.

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Translations for errand

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  • مأموريةArabic
  • encàrrecCatalan, Valencian
  • ærindeDanish
  • Auftrag, BesorgungGerman
  • θέλημα, μικροδουλειάGreek
  • recadoSpanish
  • sana, asia, tehtävä, asialla, viestiFinnish
  • courseFrench
  • दूतकार्मHindi
  • commissione, ambasciata, incarico, incombenzaItalian
  • 使命, 使いJapanese
  • misiuneRomanian
  • ве́сточка, поруче́ние, зада́ние, побегушках, посла́ние, командиро́вка, весть, сообще́ниеRussian
  • ärende, meddelande, budskapSwedish
  • กิจการพิเศษThai
  • tedarik, edinmeTurkish

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